ACNETOIN Capsule 10's

Bacterial Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ACNETOIN CAPSULEcontains Clindamycin, which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to kill certain serious bacterial infections. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, headache, nausea, vomiting and swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin or elsewhere.

Before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you have or ever had problems with your stomach or intestines (bowel disease, diarrhea), hay fever, asthma, eczema, intolerance to certain sugars, kidney, and liver problems. ACNETOIN CAPSULE should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

ACNETOIN CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. The most common side effects of taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE are diarrhea, stomach pain and abnormal liver function tests. Consult your doctor if your symptoms get worse or persist.

USES OF ACNETOIN CAPSULE

  • Treats severe bacterial infections

HOW ACNETOIN CAPSULE WORKS

ACNETOIN CAPSULE acts against the bacteria by binding to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome (site of protein synthesis). Which in turn prevents protein synthesis and kills the infection-causing bacteria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ACNETOIN CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a full glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ACNETOIN CAPSULE

COMMON

  • diarrhea
  • stomach pain
  • abnormal liver function test

UNCOMMON

  • vomiting
  • feeling sick
  • smooth skin rashes or redness covered with elevated bumps
  • hives

RARE

Stop taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe, continuous, bloody diarrhea (with stomach pain or fever). It can be a sign of serious bowel inflammation (pseudomembranous colitis).
  • a severe allergic reaction such as sudden wheezing, difficulty in breathing, dizziness, swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, throat or tongue, rash, or itching (especially if affecting the entire body)
  • jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)
  • skin rashes which can be severe or life-threatening:
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome (peeling of large areas of skin, especially around the mouth, nose, eyes, and genitals) and a more severe form (toxic epidermal necrolysis)
  • the rapid appearance of areas of red skin with small pustules (blisters filled with white/yellow fluid) (Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis (AGEP))
  • widespread red skin rash with pus-containing blisters (exfoliative dermatitis bullous)
  • skin rash, which may blister (looks like central dark spots surrounded by a paler area, with a dark ring around the edge, known as erythema multiforme)
  • drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (fever, swollen lymph nodes or skin rash)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. Consult your doctor if your symptoms don't improve.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Have smaller and more frequent meals. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ACNETOIN CAPSULE should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby as it crosses the placenta. It will be given to you by the doctor only if it's clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

BREASTFEEDING

ACNETOIN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

ACNETOIN CAPSULE does not affect your ability to drive or use machines.

KIDNEY

ACNETOIN CAPSULEshould be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Your doctor will give the right dose depending on your age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

LIVER

ACNETOIN CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with severe liver problems. Your doctor will give the right dose depending on your age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

ALLERGY

Do not take ACNETOIN CAPSULE if you are allergic to Clindamycin or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you:

  • you have an intolerance to some sugars
  • have diarrhea or have ever suffered from problems with your stomach or intestines (bowel disease)
  • have hay fever, asthma, or eczema 

Use in pediatrics:

Your doctor will give the right dose depending on your age, body weight and disease condition ACNETOIN CAPSULE Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

Use in geriatrics:

Your doctor will give the right dose depending on your age, body weight and disease condition ACNETOIN CAPSULE Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • erythromycin (an antibiotic used to treat infection)
  • warfarin (blood thinners)
  • muscle relaxants used for operations. (Ex. cyclobenzaprine)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much ACNETOIN CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Clindamycin
Pharmacological Category :   Lincosamides
Therapeutic Indication :   Serious bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Injection, Tablet, Capsule, Gel, Cream, Lotion, Solution, Spray, Soap

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ACNETOIN CAPSULE out of reach from children
  • Do not store above 30°C

FAQs ABOUT ACNETOIN CAPSULE

What is ACNETOIN CAPSULE used for?

ACNETOIN CAPSULE is used to treat serious bacterial infections. A bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter the body, increase in number and causing a reaction in the body. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, headache, nausea, vomiting and swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin or elsewhere.

Are there any side effects of taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE?

The most common side effects of taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE are diarrhea, stomach pain and abnormal liver function test. Consult your doctor if symptoms do not improve.

How does ACNETOIN CAPSULE work?

ACNETOIN CAPSULE acts against the bacteria by binding to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome (site of protein synthesis). Which in turn prevents protein synthesis and kills the infection-causing bacteria.

Can ACNETOIN CAPSULE be used in pregnancy?

ACNETOIN CAPSULE should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby as it crosses the placenta. It will be recommended to you by the doctor only if it's clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

Can ACNETOIN CAPSULE be used in patients with kidney problems?

ACNETOIN CAPSULEshould be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Your doctor will give you the right dose depending on your age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before taking ACNETOIN CAPSULE.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Macrolide, Lincosamide, Glycopeptide and Other Anti bacteria In Antibiotics.  Urinary Antiseptics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Eighth Edition. 2019. Page –805-806.

2. Patrick B, Murphy, Karlyle G. Bistas, Jacqueline K.Le. Clindamycin. National Library of medicine, National center for biotechnology information. [Revised in July 2021] [Accessed on 10th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK519574/

3. Manuel Polanco Morales, Anna Paola Thome Carvallo, Karla Adriana Bautista Espinosa,and Edgar Enrique Meza Murillo. A young man with myelosuppression caused by clindamycin: a case report. National Library of medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed Central 2014 [Accessed on 10th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3917410/ 

4. Laboratories BTT. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in May 2018] [Accessed on 10th May 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2486.pdf

5. Laboratories BTT. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in May 2018] [Accessed on 10th May 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2485.pdf, https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/2485/smpc

Clindamycin. Healthdirect. [Revised in August 2020] [Accessed on 10th May 2022] https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/bacterial-infections

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count test
  • Liver function test
  • Kidney function test

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    Country Of Origin
    India
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ACNETOIN Capsule 10's

ACNETOIN Capsule 10's Mkt: Leeford Healthcare Ltd (Generics)

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